Friday, May 6, 2011
Flags Lowered in Honor of Fallen Marine
The library's flags are flying at half-staff today in honor of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Dominic J. Ciaramitaro, 19, of South Lyon, Michigan. Lance Corporal Ciaramitaro died April 23 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was an antitank missleman assigned to 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.